Connecticut Fire Towers
Mount Tom Tower

Mount Tom Tower

(photo courtesy Josephine Vail)

Town: Litchfield
County: Litchfield
Mountain or Hill: Mount Tom
Height above sea level: 1291 FT
Tower Structure Height: Unknown
Latitude: 41-41-58
Longitude: 73-16-50
First date of operation: Unknown
Type: Stone



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  • This tower was used as a backup only
  • The original tower was contructed of wood
  • In 1921, a stone tower was built to replace the wooden tower
  • In 1925, a phone line was run up the mountain to the tower


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